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Computer Science & Electronics/Manufacturing Engineering Placement

Scheme at Caterpillar

Computer Science & Electronics/Manufacturing Engineering Placement

Scheme at Caterpillar

  • LocationMagherafelt, UK
  • Position levelScheme
  • Job period iconFull-time employment
  • Application deadline iconPosted on 19 Oct, 2018
  • Start date iconStart date:
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  • Competitive£ 17,999.0 per year

Computer Science & Electronics/Manufacturing Engineering Placement

What experiences can you offer me?

The Manufacturing Engineering Team are responsible for leading production employees to execute the assembly, test and paint processes within the manufacturing facility, to deliver a world-class product to our customers. This role utilises the Caterpillar Production System (Lean Manufacturing) Principles to deliver People, Quality, Velocity and Cost (PQVC) improvements and results.

During the placement, you will be based within the Manufacturing Engineering team working on real projects, alongside experienced manufacturing engineers:

  • Gaining first-hand experience of Lean Manufacturing principles,
  • Supporting efficiency improvement initiatives at the facility
  • Updating production standard work documentation.

You will be required to interact and liaise with other departments internal and external to the business.

You will be given all the support you require to be successful in your placements.

Who are we looking for?

We’re looking for people who can show us a highly participative working style, and who thrive in a team of committed professionals. And at the same time, we need people who are self-motivated and can drive change through persuasion and influence. Communication and presentational skills are a must as you’d need to package clear strategic recommendations based on data and sell them confidently to production and management employees.

As an equal opportunity employer, we value diversity at Caterpillar. We believe the more experience you gain early in your career, the further you can go.

For the role, you should be on track or have achieved a 2:1 in one of the following degrees:

  • Automotive Engineering
  • Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering
  • Computer Science & Electronics Engineering
  • Control Systems Engineering
  • Electrical/Electronic Engineering
  • Engineering Science
  • Integrated Engineering
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronics
  • Motorsport
  • Systems Engineering

Other relevant engineering degree may be considered.

About Caterpillar

Are you passionate about business? Good. We are too.

We are the world's leading manufacturer of Construction and Mining Equipment, and one of the world’s most respected Companies and Brands in the World. By following our industrial placement scheme you will be able to explore various roles and disciplines around the business to help develop your career. Our core values (Integrity, Excellence, Teamwork, Commitment and Sustainability) are key to our success.

Global Power Solutions Division (GPSD) deliver operational excellence in manufacturing Diesel and Gas Driven Generating Sets and Equipment. We have an exciting opportunity for an industrial placement to join our Large Electric Power team based in Larne. It will be based in our Manufacturing Team, working with others across our organization, and you will be directly involved and at the heart of our business, participating on strategic projects driving continuous improvement, efficiency gain and cost reduction.

How to apply

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